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Dambisa Moyo

Economist and author of "Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working And How There Is Another Way For Africa"

Dambisa Moyo appears in the following:

Sunset of the West

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Dambisa Moyo, Zambian-born economist and the author of Dead Aid and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead, says Western government's short-sighted policies threaten their economic supremacy.

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How the West Was...Lost?

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

It’s said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions…But does that apply to the leaders of powerful countries? What if programs that were intended to help Americans — things like pensions, healthcare, and subsidized housing were hurting us instead? Dambisa Moyo is an economist and author of the new book: "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – and the Stark Choices ahead."

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Is aid to Africa dead?

Friday, March 27, 2009

In the past fifty years, wealthy nations including the U.S. have given $1 trillion in aid to the continent of Africa. And yet, many African countries remain mired in poverty. So is it time to rethink aid to Africa? The Takeaway talks to Dambisa Moyo an economist and author of the book Dead Aid: Why Aid is not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa. We are also joined by Lynn Sherr, journalist and Africa correspondent for PBS's World Focus.

For more from Dambisa Moyo, watch the clip of her discussing African aid below.

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Dead Aid

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

More than $1 Trillion in developmental aid has gone to Africa over the past 50 years. So, what kinds of benefits has all that money provided for people who live on the continent? Not much, says former World Bank consultant Dambisa Moyo in her book Dead Aid: Why Aid ...

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